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Synonyms for betray

Synonyms for betray

to be treacherous to

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for betray

deliver to an enemy by treachery

disappoint, prove undependable to


Related Words

be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

give away information about somebody

References in classic literature ?
A moderate-sized safe stood in his bedroom, constructed so as to defy fire as well as burglars; but Passepartout found neither arms nor hunting weapons anywhere; everything betrayed the most tranquil and peaceable habits.
I knew it capable of betraying the generous ardour of youth as implacably as, indifferent to evil and good, it would have betrayed the basest greed or the noblest heroism.
the dog-musher began softly, then changed his mind and betrayed a rising anger of his own.
Her manner betrayed none of the conscious confusion which would have shown itself, if her heart had been secretly inclined toward him.
Years ago the Company betrayed my sweetheart by promise of marriage.
The children of the traitors were persecuted by the children of the workers who had been betrayed, until it was impossible for the former to play on the streets or to attend the public schools.
Finding it impossible to dwell in safety in the midst of the betrayed proletariat, they moved into new localities inhabited by themselves alone.
They have betrayed the hope for a free and peaceful future for everyone in this country.
Whether or not you adopt an adversarial viewpoint on Obama's politics and policies, Trust Betrayed is certainly food for thought.
Betrayed over lights by Labour I READ your story about Bournville residents betrayed by authorities with regard to heritage lighting.
She just felt really betrayed, like the second chance she gave meant nothing to the young Canadian singer.
One might expect cover-ups from big businesses but A TRUST BETRAYED shows how even big government has a hand in denial, making this a pick for any social issues collection.
I have done this to protest that these people have betrayed everyone, they have betrayed Anna, and they have betrayed the Jan Lokpal Andolan.
Hariri: Tripoli has not betrayed martyr Hasan and knows well who bears responsibility for his blood